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Written by Alex Woolf


ISBN: 978-0-531-22768-8

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Almost as old as our planet, rocks are formed and shaped by heat, wind, water, and immense amounts of pressure. You can see the evidence of their long and violent history in their color, shape, and texture. In addition to rocks, Earth is full of minerals. In fact, rocks themselves are made out of minerals. These are naturally occurring solids found in the earth.

This fascinating guide to rocks and minerals combines fact-packed, easy-to-read text with colorful and quirky illustrations. From tectonic plates to soil, it is an eye-opening introduction to how the matter under our feet shapes the world around us.
Item #: 668628
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 8 1/2" x 9 1/2"
Pages: 32
Grades: 3 - 12
Ages: 8 - 17
Dewey #: 552
  • Full-color cartoon-style illustrations that make the books fun and attractive to reluctant readers
  • Fascinating Facts offer additional chunks of bite-sized information
  • Can You Believe It? boxes provide mind-blowing facts about the topic
  • Try It Yourself boxes suggest simple experiments readers can carry out to learn more about the subject
  • Why It Happens boxes explain the scientific processes behind natural phenomena
  • A helpful glossary and index in each book